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in·sec·tar·y

 (ĭn′sĕk′tə-rē, ĭn-sĕk′-) or in·sec·tar·i·um (ĭn′sĕk-târ′ē-əm)
n. pl. in·sec·tar·ies or in·sec·tar·i·a (-târ′ē-ə)
A place for keeping, breeding, or observing living insects.

in•sec•tar•i•um

(ˌɪn sɛkˈtɛər i əm)

n., pl. -tar•i•ums, -tar•i•a (-ˈtɛər i ə)
a place in which a collection of living insects is kept, as in a zoo or laboratory.
[1880–85; see insect + -arium]
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aegypti used for this work was collected in 2015 in the Ecuadorian city of Puerto Francisco de Orellana, Orellana Province, and has since been continuously maintained under standard insectary conditions (28 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C temperature, 80 [+ or -] 10% relative humidity, and 12 h light/12 h darkness photoperiod) at CISeAL [22].
The insectary is maintained at a temperature of 27 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C and 80 [+ or -] 6 relative humidity.
Then, they were collected and grown in an insectary cage.
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